The Resource Henry, himself, Stewart O'Nan

Henry, himself, Stewart O'Nan

Label
Henry, himself
Title
Henry, himself
Statement of responsibility
Stewart O'Nan
Title variation
Henry, himself
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Soldier, son, lover, husband, breadwinner, churchgoer, Henry Maxwell has spent his whole life trying to live with honour. A native Pittsburgher and engineer, he's always believed in logic, sacrifice, and hard work. Now, seventy-five and retired, he feels the world has passed him by. It's 1998, the American century is ending, and nothing is simple anymore. His children are distant, their unhappiness a mystery. Only his wife Emily and dog Rufus stand by him. Once so confident, as Henry's strength and memory desert him, he weighs his dreams against his regrets and is left with questions he can't answer: Is he a good man? Has he done right by the people he loves? And with time running out, what, realistically, can he hope for?
Summary
A 75-year-old retired engineer looks out on 1998 and sees a world he suspects has passed him by, and weighs his life's dreams against his regrets
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10764078
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Nan, Stewart
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Families
  • Husband and wife
  • Retirees
  • Reminiscing in old age
Target audience
adult
Label
Henry, himself, Stewart O'Nan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9781911630333
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Henry, himself, Stewart O'Nan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9781911630333
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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